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September 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Windham items donated ASCC library and museum

The children of the late acclaimed Alabama storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham (1918-2011) donated artifacts from her life Sept. More...

Special Sections

People

Amstar letter concerns 911 board members

An Aug. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

It’s time for cornbread and soup

Hooray! Fall is here! Didn't Monday morning feel great? I didn't have to run the air conditioner at all Sunday. I would love it if we could have this weather for the next two or three months. No need for heat nor air. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Overton – Holden to wed Saturday

Final plans are announced this week for the wedding of Cortney D. Overton and Joseph A. Holden.  Parents of the bride are James Overton of Grove Hill and Judy Harvell of Silas. Parents of the groom are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church to sponsor pageant and talent show   More...

Spiritually Speaking

Are you acting and looking the part until Jesus comes?

I have begun to get back into the routine jobs around our homestead on the river because the doctor has certified that my new knee is sound. It is a blessing and a curse. To celebrate I am doing yard work. Doesn’t that get you excited? More...

Pineview Baptist to celebrate ‘Back to Church Sunday’

Pineview Baptist Church and pastor, the Rev. Mitch Thrower, invite everyone to join them Sept. 16 for a special event, “Back to Church Sunday”.  More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Steven Wykeil Grayson and Kimkeshia Lashay Watkins; Russell Grant Newton and Jamie Nicole Yarbrough; Christopher Earl Welch and Carol Elizabeth Cassity; Joseph Arnold Holden and Cortney Dianne Overton; Andrew James Hope and Allison Marie Kelly.  More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 30-Sept. 5  Jean Marc Prescott to Alabama Power Company.  Browder and Sons Veneer Company, Inc. to Alabama Power Company.  Nichols Development Company, LLC to Alabama Power Company.  Desak G. More...

Public Notices

ORDINANCE NO. 2012-08 AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TO THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF THE CITY OF THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA as follows: More...

Possible hospital deal in the works

While Thomasville Mayor said he was bound by confidentiality agreement, he was more hopeful than ever that there could soon be a solution to Thomasville’s hospital situation.  More...

Special delivery

Football fans in Sweet Water got a special sight Friday night, as the Air EVAC Lifeteam delivered the game ball via helicopter, landing on the football field just prior to kickoff with Leroy.   More...

Trust fund amendment vote is Tuesday

On Sept. 18, the only item on the ballot for Alabama voters is whether to support a state constitutional amendment to borrow $437.4 million from the Alabama Trust Fund (ATF) to aid the General Fund Budget. More...

County endorses prescripton card

The Clarke County Commission is endorsing a Coast-2-Coast RX (Prescription) Card that can be used by uninsured residents for discounts on medicine.  The card will also provide drug discounts for county residents who already have insurance covera More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Comfort Care Hospice needing volunteers   More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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“No” is sometimes necessary

A census report shows that Alabamians paid lower taxes per person than any other state in 2009.  State and local governments in our state collected $2,793 in tax dollars for each citizen, whereas the national average was $3,799, a difference of More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Downtown is still safe

Our hearts here at the newspaper go out to the Collins family.  Our office is also downtown, right around the corner from hers, so we’ve been close to this story in more ways than one.  I’m not sure how many nights I’ve wo More...

School

How about those THS Tigers

I t’s hard to believe we are almost halfway through the first nine weeks. Time sure does fly. This week was the first week on Tigers Time schedule. Speaking of Tigers, how about those Football Tigers! More...

Sports

Flag football and cheerleader registration Sept. 15

Registration for flag football and cheerleaders is Sept. 15, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

Tigers dominate Wilcox Central 56-6

Watching the beginning of the Thomasville at Wilcox Central game you wouldn’t think the final score would have been a 56-6 domination. More...

Sweet Water overpowers Leroy 45-0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs took advantage of five Leroy turnovers as they ran away with a 45-0 region win this past Friday night at Nolan Atkins Stadium-Victory Field.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carter

Betty Jean Beverly Carter, 73, a resident of Jackson, died Sept. 9, 2012. She was a homemaker and a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church.  More...

Etheridge

Larry Etheridge, 74, died Sept. 5, 2012. A native of Sweet Water, he was a resident of Selma.  More...

Fleming

Juanita Reid Fleming, 91, of Thomasville, died Sept. 9, 2012 at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility. She was born March 10, 1921 in Tallahatta Springs. More...